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Skidmore College benefits immensely from being located in the vibrant city of Saratoga Springs. As part of its mission, the College seeks to contribute to the quality of life in the city, through its positive impact in such areas as the economy, cultural life, and volunteerism. Since its founding in 1903, Skidmore has been actively engaged in the life of the community, and this tradition continues to be a top priority of the College.


Community News

Major Carter to present March 10 Harder Lecture

Urban revitalization strategist, MacArthur Foundation "genius" to discuss Department of Home(town) Security. Lecture begins at 5:30 p.m. in Gannett Auditorium.

Acclaimed author Ta-Nehisi Coates on campus March 5

His Atlantic article on "The Case for Reparations" has earned Coates a George Polk Award and the 2015 Stowe Prize for Writing.

Third time is a charm

The renowned American String Quartet returns to campus for a March 7 concert and to work with young musicians on campus for the 11th annual Skidmore String Festival March 7-8.

Historic weekend for Thoroughbred basketball fans

Skidmore is the center of the Liberty League basketball universe, with both the men's and women's teams securing league titles in weekend play. NCAA Division III tournaments await.

Skidmore event at the Hyde to explore fate of the arts

Acclaimed speaker Ben Cameron will discuss "the collision of arts and technology" in March 10 talk.

Plotting strategy for league title

The Thoroughbred women's basketball team goes on the road this weekend in search of its first-ever Liberty League title.